Pompeii: A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

Pompeii: A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

by Fergus Mason, HistoryCaps
     
 

Pompeii was one of most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and an amphitheater. Despite it's advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius-the volcano that led to its ultimate doom.

The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15

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Pompeii was one of most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and an amphitheater. Despite it's advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius-the volcano that led to its ultimate doom.

The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15,000 people were dead and a city was completely destroyed.

This book looks at the rise, fall, and rediscovery of the great city of Pompeii.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781493648771
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/31/2013
Pages:
162
Sales rank:
765,279
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.35(d)

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